Kendall J. Powell has been doing some grocery shopping. The chairman and chief executive officer of Minneapolis-based General Mills has announced six acquisitions for the diversified food-products manufacturer during the past 18 months, including two U.S. companies specializing in all-natural food products, and a controlling interest in Yoplait International. Powell told SN the past year and a half has been “by far the company’s most active period since the Pillsbury ...

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